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ISL: Mumbai City FC Sign Defender Tondonba Singh

Mumbai:  Mumbai City FC on Monday confirmed the signing of defender Tondonba Singh. The 25-year-old left-back joins the Islanders ahead of the 2020/21 Indian Super League season on a two-year contract.

“This is a new chapter in my career that I’m eager to begin and I am delighted to be here. I’ve been playing in the ISL for two seasons now and to be a part of a project like Mumbai City’s is in line with my ambitions as a footballer,” said Singh.

“Coming here is certainly going to help me grow and develop as a player and a person and I can’t wait to give my best for the club and win games with Mumbai City,” he added.

Having started his youth career at Neroca FC, Singh made the switch to senior football with the Manipuri club. He went on to feature for them in a successful I-League 2nd Division campaign in 2016/17, and impressed in Neroca’s debut I-League season as he went on to play every minute of their 2017/18 campaign. The following season, he moved to ISL side Chennaiyin FC and made 26 appearances across all competitions over two seasons for the Chennai outfit.

Head coach Sergio Lobera said, “Tondonba is a tenacious and a talented footballer. He is a proven performer in the ISL and he has qualities that can add a lot to our squad. He has been a part of successful teams in the past and we’re confident he can contribute positively at Mumbai City.”

(IANS)

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